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Marin County Safe Routes to School Lesson Plans

In 2003, Marin County created several Safe Routes to School lesson plans designed to teach safe walking and biking practices to children in grades K-8. Additional lesson plans created by Marin County focus on everything from fitness/personal health to environmental issues.

10 Tips for Safe Routes to School Programs and Liability

This tip sheet offers guidance for liability issues with walking or bicycling to school.

Authoring Organization: 
National Center for Safe Routes to School
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Case Study: Lexington, Nebraska

Safe Routes Nebraska is the Nebraska Department of Roads' state-level implementation of the federal Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program. Safe Routes Nebraska and the Department of Roads provide schools and communities across the state with access to almost $1 million per year in funds to build safer routes to school and promote walking and bicycling. One of the successes is a non-infrastructure program run by the Lexington

New Hampshire SRTS Introductory PowerPoint

Introductory PowerPoint presentation used for giving an overview of SRTS to communities in New Hampshire. It features lots of photography of local conditions and activities. Updated in 2012. Also featured on the NH SRTS Program website.

Authoring Organization: 
NH Safe Routes to School Program

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Have any communities established their safe routes team as a non-profit organization?

It is less common for individuals or groups to form a non-profit prior to beginning work on SRTS than it is for small grassroots SRTS efforts to grow into programs and eventually become non-profit organizations. Also, it is not uncommon for SRTS programs that are in the early stages to partner with an existing non-profit. You also may find that after learning about SRTS, existing non-profit organizations are likely to incorporate SRTS programs as one of their focal intiatives/programs.

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2007 Walk to School Event Organizer Survey Findings and Recommendations

This report provides a brief background on Walk to School events in the USA; summarizes findings from the 2007 Walk to School Organizer survey; proposes implications of the findings; and recommends actions that would likely strengthen the conduct of future events and increase capacity and demand for SRTS programs.

Authoring Organization: 
National Center for Safe Routes to School

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Travel to School: The Distance Factor

The Federal Highway Administration's Office of Policy has published Travel to School: The Distance Factor. The independent research using data from the National Household Travel Survey explores how children's mode of travel to school has changed over time. Highlights include:

Authoring Organization: 
U.S. Department of Transportation: Federal Highway Administration
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Case Study: West Virginia

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